Press Room










25 Jul 2017
News Releases
The North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL) experienced intermittent traction power tripping this morning. The cause of the power trip was traced to a loosened service maintenance door next to the tracks in the tunnel near Tiong Bahru MRT station along the East-West Line (EWL). The loosened door has already been removed. For more information, please refer to the attached media statement.
16 Jul 2017
News Releases
The temporary at-grade bypass road connecting vehicles from Upper Changi Road East to PIE (Changi) will open to traffic today at 12 noon, following the completion of a safety and design review. Motorists are advised to drive carefully and follow the temporary signs on-site. For more information, please refer to the attached media statement.
15 Jul 2017
News Releases
The at-grade temporary bypass road to connect vehicles from Upper Changi Road East to PIE (Changi) will open by Sunday, 16 July afternoon, instead of today. Due to the wet weather conditions, more time was needed to prepare the ground, before we are able to proceed with the paving of the temporary road surface. For more information, please refer to the attached media statement.
14 Jul 2017
News Releases
At about 0330 this morning, a section of the viaduct structure between two piers collapsed at the worksite where the new road viaduct from TPE (Changi) to PIE (Westbound) is being constructed. The contractor, Or Kim Peow Contractors Pte Ltd was carrying out works to cast the decking for the new viaduct adjacent to the slip road from Upper Changi Road East to PIE (Changi). For the safety of motorists, the slip road was closed to traffic while the works were being carried out. For more information, please refer to the attached media statement.
14 Jul 2017
News Releases
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has completed a half-day stocktake of safety practices, and resumed works at all other LTA worksites as at 1pm today. This safety stocktake was effected by LTA in view of an accident at 3.30am today at the worksite where the new road viaduct from TPE (Changi) to PIE (Westbound) is being constructed. For more information, please refer to the attached media statement.
14 Jul 2017
News Releases
LTA’s safety investigations into the cause of the work-site accident are currently still ongoing. Recovery works for the affected slip-road from Upper Changi Road East to PIE (Changi) are estimated to take about two days, before it can be re-opened for traffic. For more information, please refer to the attached media statement.
2 Jun 2017
News Releases
Since 28 March, LTA and SMRT, together with Thales, the supplier of the new signalling system for North-South Line (NSL), have been running tests progressively since 28 March. Phase One of the tests started with the last hour of passenger service on selected weekdays. For more information, please refer to the attached joint news release.